byHill, Jerome, 1905-1972; Louis De Rochemont Associates; Hill & Anderson Productions; AFI/Sonneborn (Jonathan) Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
Narrative written by Albert Schweitzer ; narrative spoken by Frederic March ; introductory commentary written by Thomas Bruce Morgan ; introductory commentary spoken by Burgess Meredith ; original musical score, Alex Wilder A biography of Albert Schweitzer, tracing his life from birth through the time of his decision, at the age of 30, to start his jungle hospital. Records a typical day at Lambarene, showing Dr. Schweitzer at the hospital, welcoming visiting natives, visiting a leper village,... Topics: 16mm Film, Series: Albert Schweitzer, Educational Film, Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965 Source: Lasergraphics ScanStation
An interview with Rhena Schweitzer Eckert, daughter of Albert Schweitzer. She talks to KPFA Program Director Elsa Knight Thompson about her fears for the future of her father's hospital in Lambarene because of the small number of Black Africans training to become doctors. She spends six months a year in the Congo with her father and six months in Switzerland with her family. Topics: Hospitals -- Africa., Schweitzer, Albert, 1875-1965, Schweitzer Miller, Rhena, Lambaréné... Source: http://pacificaradioarchives.org/american-women-making-history-and-culture-1963-1982
Biography in Sound was an hour-long documentary radio program that was produced and broadcast in the 1950s. It's one of the best examples of radio excellence - the production is exemplary and I find every episode to be compelling. It's one of my favorites; I don't understand why it isn't more well known! Each episode featured multiple guests, who often were peers or friends of the person who was the featured subject. For example, the show on Hemingway features Mickey Spillane, Gary Cooper, Al... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 5 reviews ) Topics: Biography in Sound, Churchill, Winston, Sir, 1874-1965, Old Time Radio, Winston Churchill, OTR,...